Stroud, Barbara Faye
Barbara Faye Everette Stroud died Monday, September 14, 2020 at her residence in Greensboro. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Forbis and Dick North Elm Chapel, 1118 N. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. with burial to follow at Lakeview Cemetery.
Barbara Faye was born March 9, 1947 in Lumberton, NC to Wilbert Lester Everette and Vera Elizabeth Everette. She attended Robeson Community College for two years where she studied business administration. Early in her career, she held a position at Burlington Industries in St. Pauls, NC before moving to the cooperative office in Greensboro in 1976. She worked in customer service at Burlington Industries for over 30 years in the denim division.
Barbara was a member of Rehobeth Church Road Methodist Church. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, Marshall. She spent many summers at White Lake, Holden Beach, and Myrtle Beach with family and friends. She made every Christmas memorable and joyous for her large extended family. Barbara enjoyed gardening, reading, and spending time with her family after her retirement. She loved her large family and celebrated each one's milestones with great enthusiasm and pleasure. Barbara loved her Aussie-Doodle, Sydney, who brought her great joy in her last year.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall James Stroud; her father, Wilbert L. Everette; and sister, Brenda D. Musselwhite. She is survived by her mother, Vera Grooms; one son, Michael James Stroud and husband Larry Fleming; two daughters, Belinda Alcon and husband David; and Gwendolyn Fagg and husband Cliff; six grandchildren, Adam Carroll, Heather Carroll, Jessica Carroll, Jesse Fagg, Meaghan Fagg, and Mallory Fagg; and 5 great-grandchildren. Barbara leaves behind five siblings to mourn her loss: three sisters, Linda Kaye Smith of Lumberton, Vivian Sue Walters of Ocean Isle Beach, and Carol Hilbert of Greensboro; and two brothers, Wilbert L. Everette of Greensboro and Daryel Everette of Lumberton; and many nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be made at www.forbisanddick.com